Olga Aivazovska

Head of Board of Opora & Expert on Elections, Co-founder, International Center for Ukrainian Victory, Ukraine

Warsaw Security Forum

Olga Aivazovska is Head of the Board of the Civil Network OPORA NGO, an international expert in electoral matters, parliamentarian, and the development of draft laws. OPORA is one of the critical organizations that catalyze changes in Ukraine by attracting citizens to decision-making at various levels and advocating for good governance. Ms. Aivazovska was a director of national, nonpartisan observation missions in Ukraine with over 25,000 activists involved from 2010 to 2020 and participated in electoral observation in more than ten countries of Europe. Olga represented Ukraine in the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine-Russia-OSCE), settling the conflict in Eastern Ukraine (2016-2018) and the Head of the Board of GNDEM. Was included in the top 100 most influential and most successful women of Ukraine in 2014-2021 (according to political editions of the Focus magazine and the Novoe Vremia). Olga often participates in political TV programs, publishes articles and information materials on the electoral legislation reform and advancement of democracy. Olga Aivazovska is an alumnus of the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program at Stanford and the Ukrainian school of political studies.

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Olga Aivazovska

Head of Board of Opora & Expert on Elections, Co-founder, International Center for Ukrainian Victory, Ukraine

Warsaw Security Forum

Olga Aivazovska is Head of the Board of the Civil Network OPORA NGO, an international expert in electoral matters, parliamentarian, and the development of draft laws. OPORA is one of the critical organizations that catalyze changes in Ukraine by attracting citizens to decision-making at various levels and advocating for good governance. Ms. Aivazovska was a director of national, nonpartisan observation missions in Ukraine with over 25,000 activists involved from 2010 to 2020 and participated in electoral observation in more than ten countries of Europe. Olga represented Ukraine in the political subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine-Russia-OSCE), settling the conflict in Eastern Ukraine (2016-2018) and the Head of the Board of GNDEM. Was included in the top 100 most influential and most successful women of Ukraine in 2014-2021 (according to political editions of the Focus magazine and the Novoe Vremia). Olga often participates in political TV programs, publishes articles and information materials on the electoral legislation reform and advancement of democracy. Olga Aivazovska is an alumnus of the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program at Stanford and the Ukrainian school of political studies.

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